Frittelle di Zucca

Squash Fritters from the Veneto

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Appears in
Cucina Ebraica: Flavours of the Italian Jewish Kitchen

By Joyce Goldstein

Published 1998

  • About

At Hanukkah, Italian Jews are not “latke people,” but they do serve all manner of fried foods on this holiday, to commemorate the lamp oil that burned for eight nights. These Venetian pumpkin fritters are the perfect Hanukkah dessert.

A few words about measurements: It’s hard to find a squash that will weigh exactly pounds. Just be sure the cubed squash is covered with milk, and th